Citrus fruits (lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruit, tangerines) contain many interesting ingredients that help your heath in many different ways!
Citrus fruits contain vitamin C and other essential vitamins and minerals, these vitamins immune your system and help you fight off the flue and cough that stays for long.
The vitamins that Citrus Fruits contain are the following:
Vitamin C is a powerful micronutrient and they are still researching the health benefits of it.
Citrus fruits are also full of fiber, this is capable of killing the bacteria in your gut and improves the health of your digestive system and it also protects your body from harmful pathogens and bacteria.
This is capable for the cardiovascular system and lowers bad cholesterol.
Potassium is helpful for fluid regulation, overall mineral balance, and muscle contraction. Potassium also helps to counter-regulate the amount of salt in your diet by helping your body flush out sodium, which helps keep your blood pressure in check.
GI (glycemic index):
Citrus Fruits also have a low GI (glycemic index), so they won’t cause your insulin to spike up, which makes them suitable even for those on the ketogenic diet.
So Citrus Fruits beside from being delicious are extremely healthy! So the more you eat, the healthier you will be!